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Water Treatment & Recovery Supervisor (Grand Forks, ND)

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Water Treatment and Recovery Supervisor manages people, projects, and/or programs for the Water Treatment, Recovery, and Land Application facility. Plans and directs the environmental science function under senior management direction. Accountable for implementing the organization’s environmental compliance strategies. Implements the policies, procedures, and systems to maintain and enhance environmental performance of the company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists operating management in the installation and maintenance of environmental compliance measures required under Federal, State, and local regulations. Assists management in interpreting and applying technical regulatory requirements on production operations.    
  • Works closely with adjacent farming operation to insure land application of treated waste water is complaint. 
  • Monitors cost control measures for environmental compliance. Manages compliance projects at operating sites.  
  • Keeps updated on information on new developments in regulatory changes in environmental requirements and incorporates this information into the company’s business planning. Responsible for assuring effective utilization of personnel and responding promptly to the needs of the facility’s operations.
  • Provides leadership direction to management and professional personnel in the environmental sciences function at the plant. Interacts with regulatory agencies in assuring environmental compliance at the plant and/or project level. 
  • Communicates effectively with Plant Management regarding all waste treatment and water recovery activities as it pertains to regulatory compliance, employee safety and support of the manufacturing operation.    
  • Accountable for the day to day operations of the waste water treatment and recovery facility, to include the hiring, training, safety and supervising of waste treatment plant operators.     

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

  • 3+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

  • Must have previous experience supervising in a large complex plant environment.
  • Wastewater treatment experience preferred 
  • Must be capable of and willing to respond to emergencies during off shifts, weekends, and/or holidays.

Job Requisition ID: 3725

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Plant - Grand Forks 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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